With James Naughtie and Carolyn Ouinn.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
Presented by Rachel Hooper and Alicia McCarthy
7.48 Thought forthe Day With the Rev Angela Tilby.
8.31 L W only Yesterday in Parliament
Melvyn Bragg and his guest look at the other side of the Victorian era; not the forthright achievements of Isambard Kingdom Brunei and others, but that imbued with a profound anxiety about faith, about the nature of life, the survival of learning and the morality of man. Shortened repeat at 9.30pm
4/5. This episode looks at the great proletarian sexual revolution that has taken place during the past decade. Continuing the look at life in a changing China, written and read by former BBC China correspondent Duncan Hewitt. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
Bruce Springsteen sang "We learned more from a three-minute record, baby, than we ever learned in - school". Here, David Hepworth of Word magazine explores what, if anything, we've learnt from popular music. He believes that he learned all about American history and politics through the music of Bob Dylan. And
Neil Tennant of Pet Shop Boys explains how listening to the Beatles introduced him to Eastern religions and contemporary art, while David Lines , an avid fan of Paul Weller , swears he would never had read Shelley, bought an aspidistra, or learned to talk to women if he hadn't listened to the Jam. So does telling your teenager to turn the music down damage their education? Producer Erin Riley Matters of record: page 32
Stewart Henderson presents the interactive problem solving programme for those intriguing questions from everyday life. Producer Sarah Cuddon
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4/5. Egg Face. The travails of love in contemporary
Japan where traditional stalwarts of matchmakmg the network of old spinsters, neighbours and relatives - fight to maintain their dominance in an increasingly modern world. Mary Yukari Waters's story is another taken from Coppola's literary magazine. For further details see Monday
9/10. Screen Beginnings. The 1958 Ingrid Bergman film
The Inn of the Sixth Happiness was a seminal moment for the British Chinese community. Shot in Snowdonia, it launched the careers of actors such as Burt Kwouk and brought together Chinese extras from all across Britain.
Anna Chen hears from those who were on the set.
For further details see Monday
Jodi Picoult joins James Naughtie and answers questions from an audience about her novel My Sister's Keeper. It concerns a young girl who sues her parents for the right to make her own decisions about how her body is used when a kidney transplant is planned to save her older sister's life. Repeated from Sunday at 4pm.
June's Bookclub: Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
Cafe Scientifique. Cafe Scientifique is a place where anyone can come to explore the latest ideas in science and technology in a site outside a traditional academic context. The venture is growing, with venues popping up all over the world and in some schools. Quentin Cooper discusses the success of this project and asks whether Cafe Scientifique is a fashionable by-product of a comfortable age or an indicator of the changing relationship between science and society. Producers Roland Pease and Fiona Roberts
5/6. Garry Richardson anchors a topical comedy show looking back on the past five days in the world of sport as well as the weekend ahead - a bit like Linda Blair in The Exorcist only with more badminton. With Laurence Howarth , Richie Webb , Dave Lamb and Miles Jupp. Producer Will Saunders Repeated tomorrow at 11pm
4/4. Operation Ore is the largest ever British police investigation into internet child pornography, based on a list of names taken from a website. Yet some of these people have been falsely accused. Simon Cox asks if the crusade has turned into a witch hunt. Producer Richard Vadon
2/9. Generation Next. It's bigger than just pocket money: teenagers are now big spenders, and corporations are waking up to this huge new marketplace. Peter Day finds out how teenage tastes are shaping businesses all over the world. Producer Julie Ball Repeated on Sunday at9.30pm
3/6. Australia. The Great Drought seems set to become a permanent way of life in Australia, the driest country on the driest continent in the world. How is it going to manage its water supplies to ensure that its growing population has enough water in the future? Irrigators should sell back used water to the government, and drastic measures must be necessary to quench the country's increasing thirst. Producer Anne-Marie Bullock Repeated tomorrow at 3pm
5/6. Darts commentator Sid Waddell joins Dave Gorman to investigate strange inventions created by the public, before the original designer explains how the idea came about. He selects his two favourite concepts, and the audience vote for the one they consider the most inspired. Producer Simon Nicholls
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